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Charity Details

Engineers Without Borders New Zealand Incorporated
EWBNZ, Engineers Without Borders New Zealand
Name change history
Name Effective Date
Engineers Without Borders New Zealand Incorporated 20/12/2010
Engineers Without Borders New Zealand Incorporated 13/12/2016

Registration details

December 31

Address for service

PO Box 8472
Symonds Street
19 Paget Street
Otaki 5583
Freemans Bay

Charity's other details

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Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Our vision is a world where everyone has the access to the engineering knowledge and resources required to lead a life of opportunity, free from poverty. We connect, educate and empower people through humanitarian engineering. Humanitarian engineering uses a people centred, strength based approach to improve community health, well-being and opportunity.

Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.

Acts as an umbrella / resource body

Sponsors / undertakes research, Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides advice / information / advocacy, Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers)

Community development

Accommodation / housing, Education / training / research, Environment / conservation, Emergency / disaster relief, International activities, Economic development, Fund-raising, Promotion of volunteering

General public

Children / young people, Other charities, Developing Communities, Engineering students and professionals

Annual Returns

Date Submitted For Year Ended Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
29/06/2017 31/12/2016 $62,528 $57,684
25/07/2016 31/12/2015 $56,923 $74,336
30/06/2015 31/12/2014 $94,434 $69,322
24/05/2014 31/12/2013 $62,961 $34,853
28/06/2013 31/12/2012 $30,537 $22,731
1/07/2012 31/12/2011 $103,197 $116,050
25/08/2011 31/12/2010 $52,226 $31,050

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Garry Millar Board Member 31/03/2017
Deborah Godinet Board Chair 19/01/2017
Ben Sherriff Board Member 24/07/2016
Manjit Devgun Board Member 24/07/2016
Jenny Chu Board Member 1/08/2011
Robert Cardwell Board Member 1/08/2011

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Anita Cheng Operations and Organisational Development Manager 24/07/2016
Chris Freer Board Member 24/07/2016
Peter Trafford Board Member 24/07/2016
Samuel Davies Executive Director 24/07/2016
Seth Le Leu Board Member 24/07/2016
Anita McKenzie Board Member 31/01/2015
Pat Bodger Board Member 16/10/2014
Anita Charlotte Walbran General Director 1/04/2013
Kailin Lee Learning and Change Director 1/08/2011
Ross Copland CEO 1/04/2011

Charity Updates

Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.
Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
31/03/2017 NOC010
11/02/2017 NOC009
9/08/2016 NOC008
25/07/2016 NOC007
9/04/2015 NOC006
29/05/2014 NOC005
1/05/2013 NOC002
9/04/2013 NOC001
29/06/2012 AR003

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